Ousted SKorea president charged with bribery

South Korea prosecutors charged ousted President Park Geun-hye with bribery. Park was indicted alongside Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin on April 17. Lotte is one of South Korea’s biggest companies. Prosecutors said Park and her friend Choi Soon-sil colluded 7 billion won,(US $6.16 million) from Lotte.

Park was charged with abuse of power and coercion. She allegedly pressured businesses to contribute funds to nonprofits.

 
 
 

Outcry Over Venezuela Election, US Will Not Recognize Maduro’s ‘Win’

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Trump Demands Probe Into Obama Administration’s Role in Spying on His Campaign

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US, China Putting Trade War on Hold, Treasury’s Mnuchin Says

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Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas Hospitalized Again

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